The Trusts Annual Report

Mid Year Update

Mid Year Update We’re excited to share some of the highlights from the first six months of this financial year (1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019). Over the past six months your Trusts have phased out single-use plastic bags, introduced over 400 new products into store, launched the fourth annual Million Dollar Mission, become…

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Sport Waitakere Excellence Award

The Trusts Sport Waitakere Excellence Awards Winners

2019 The Trusts Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards Winners Announced Junior athletes, international sports stars, coaches, officials and volunteers were celebrated for their contribution at the 2019 The Trusts Sport Waitākere Excellence Awards. An event proudly sponsored by The Trusts as part of our giving back programme. Hosted by Sport Waitākere, the awards were held at…

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Resignation of CEO Simon Wickham

The Trusts To Warmly Farewell Simon Wickham  The Trusts today announced the resignation of CEO Simon Wickham, after nine years in the role. “Simon has resigned to pursue an opportunity outside of Auckland, which aligns with where his family wants to be based for the longer term. He has given tremendous service to the Trusts…

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The Trusts Win Hospitality NZ Excellence Award

The Trusts Win Hospitality NZ Excellence Award  We were delighted to win the award for Training & Staff Development at the recent Hospitality New Zealand Excellence awards in Napier!   The Trusts purpose is to deliver a thriving social enterprise that makes a difference in West Auckland. Providing these Learning & Development opportunities helps us to grow great people which in turn delivers great business performance, meaning…

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New Pool On The Way At Waterview School

New Pool On The Way At Waterview School Waterview Primary School was devastated when the school pool had to be decommissioned during the construction of the Waterview Tunnel. But now, thanks in part to the Million Dollar Mission, the school is looking forward to having a fully functioning swimming pool on site next year. The…

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Coastguard: Saving More Lives Out West

Coastguard: Saving More Lives Out West Auckland is known as the City of Sails for a reason. Aucklanders just love the water. Uniquely placed straddling the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, it’s no wonder that we spend so much time out on boats and yachts. Sadly, that also means that every day of every year, people…

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Million Dollar Mission 4 Finalists Announcement

Million Dollar Mission 4 Finalists Announcement Thank you to each and everyone of the organisations who applied for a share of funding from Million Dollar Mission. We received a record 167 applications from organisations looking to make a difference to West Auckland. The applications were reviewed by Janet Clews & Ami Chand (Portage Licensing Trust),…

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The Trusts continue to discuss Living Wage

The Trusts continue to discuss Living Wage Portage Licensing Trust has agreed in principle to adopt the Living Wage in 2020 and Waitakere Licensing Trust has unanimously agreed to a motion seeking an updated report from the West Auckland Trust Services management team to enable consideration of the Living Wage in 2020. On Monday 23…

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LiteClub Helps Local Sports Clubs And The Environment

LiteClub Helps Local Sports Clubs And The Environment An award-winning, ground-breaking programme is helping local sports clubs to reduce their environmental impact by being more efficient with water, electricity and waste. LiteClub is a free service that saves clubs valuable dollars while also making a big difference to the environment. This nationwide programme is operated…

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Henderson’s Youth Studio Transforms Lives

Henderson’s Youth Studio Transforms Lives Enabling communities to connect and flourish is the mission of the Henderson-based MPHS Community Trust. And that’s exactly what’s happening at the charitable organisation’s ground-breaking Youth Studio. A recipient of $20,140 from this year’s Million Dollar Mission, there’s no doubt that the Youth Studio is helping to transform lives. To…

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